Activists bring traffic to standstill on 13th weekend of protests following wave of arrests on Friday Thousands of demonstrators have defied a police ban, taking to the streets of Hong Kong to mark the anniversary of a decision by Beijing to limit democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.Hong Kong was bracing for another weekend of mass protests as activists protested across the city, following a wave of arrests of prominent pro-democracy activists and lawmakers on Friday. Following the arrests, organisers of a major march planned for Saturday afternoon cancelled the event. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/31/hong-kong-braced-for-weekend-of-protests-despite-cancellation-of-march
Author : Lily Kuo and Erin Hale in Hong Kong
Publish date : 2019-08-31 08:17:15
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